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Harvesting

SHELLFISH

Shellfish Harvesting Closed In Waterways

State environmental officials have closed parts of some waterways in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting after unacceptable bacteria levels were detected.

08/28/2014

bass, striped bass

2 Fishermen Plead Guilty To Illegal Harvesting

Two Tilghman Island fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass.

08/01/2014

SHELLFISH

Md. Waterway To Be Closed To Shellfish Harvesting

Environmental officials will close parts of the Honga River in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting because of elevated levels of bacteria.

11/19/2012

SHELLFISH

3 Md. Waterways Opened For Shellfish Harvesting

The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.

03/13/2012

oysters

Taylors Island Man Faces $28K In Fines For Oyster Violations

Maryland Natural Resources Police say a Taylors Island man faces up to $28,000 in fines for oyster harvesting violations.

12/15/2011

aquaculture

Md. To Revive Oysters Through Aquaculture

Oysters once powered an industry in Maryland. Over harvesting, disease and poor water quality put that industry on the rocks.

WJZ-13–11/11/2010

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